Search Commonplace Cultures Database

The Commonplace Cultures project database is now live at This database represents preliminary results at identifying “commonplaces” and other shared passages in the Gale-Cengage Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) corpus. Documentation and several use-case examples to follow soon.

Digging into Data Round Three

We are very pleased to have been selected as one of the 14 round three Digging into Data Challenge projects. Our project, “Commonplace Cultures:Mining Shared Passages in the 18th Century using Sequence Alignment and Visual Analytics”, is a partnership between the ARTFL Project and Computation Institute (CI) at the University of Chicago and the University … [Read more…]